After impressive special-teams play builds an early lead, Tom Wilson scores the game-winner after the Blackhawks rally to tie the score in the third period.

In nine games, Oshie has six goals, many from in the front of the net.

The defenseman, who played his first game since March after tearing his hamstring, had the go-ahead goal as Washington scored a 5-2 victory.


Defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler will be a game-time decision against the Rangers after suffering an in-game collision with Richard Panik against Toronto.

Defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler had to leave Wednesday's game with an upper-body injury and is set to be checked out by doctors Thursday.

Rookie goalie gives up two early goals, then settles in as Washington uses a three-goal spurt in the second period to fuel a 4-3 win.

“It’s not a goaltending controversy at this point," Capitals Coach Todd Reirden said. "Braden is our No. 1 goalie.”

After falling into a four-goal first-period deficit in Monday's 6-3 loss to Colorado, the Capitals are continuing to seek the right combinations.

Caps are unable to dig themselves out from early 4-0 hole as Colorado wins fifth straight to start season.

Vrana has two goals and one assist through six games this season after recording zero points in the 2018-19 playoffs.

Tom Wilson, John Carlson continue strong play as Capitals get first regulation win in Dallas since 1995.

Samsonov will be making his second start for Washington this season.

Washington is frustrated and determined after failing to close once again.

The Capitals have lost two-straight games in overtime, prior to their Thursday night matchup with Nashville Thursday night.

Alex Ovechkin and his teammates wore Nats T-shirts for their trip to Nashville on Wednesday.

Capitals Coach Todd Reirden was non-committal about defenseman’s status for Saturday’s game in Dallas.

His suspension complete, Evgeny Kuznetsov found the net in the first period and the Caps tied it late, but Dallas prevailed, 4-3.

Stephenson will slot in as the team's fourth-line center over Nic Dowd.

"We saw the way the city reacted with what we did a couple years ago," Capitals assistant coach Blaine Forsythe said, "and we’re hoping that can happen for them too because we will be part of it for sure.”

Washington placed center Travis Boyd on waivers, sent 20-year-old defenseman Martin Fehervary down to Hershey and reassigned defenseman Jonas Siegenthaler to Hershey in a paper transaction.

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